Tag Archives: Jane Urquhart

47. The Underpainter (Jane Urquhart)

After reading Away and and advanced reader copy of A Number of Things written to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial , I was thrilled to meet the fascinating Jane Urquhart at the Hamilton Public Library event. After the event, I was keen to read another one … Continue reading

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Jane Urquhart (Hamilton Public Library Evening for Book Lovers)

“Had it not been for libraries, I would not be a writer” It was a pleasure to attend the 3rd Annual Evening for Book Lovers at the Hamilton Public Library on Friday.  A capacity crowd heard book recommendations from devoted … Continue reading

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82. A Number of Things (Jane Urquhart)

After reading Away, I was thrilled to receive an advanced reader copy of A Number of Things:  Stories of Canada Told Through Fifty Objects by Jane Urquhart.  This literary celebration of Canadian history will be released in time to honour Canada’s … Continue reading

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77. Away (Jane Urquhart)

Away is the story of Esther who is reflecting on family history while she is losing her family homestead to the progress of a quarry.  The historic tale begins when an Irish girl named Mary discovers a sailor clinging to life … Continue reading

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